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Wool/Recycled Silk from Himalaya Yarns is a heavy worsted, fuzzy yarn that comes in a rainbow of colors. Made from 60% wool and 40% recycled silk, it can be used for many projects including sweaters, cardigans, jackets, scarves, and ponchos.

Shade Cards

Fall 2011
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Fall 2011
Fall 2008
Fall 2004: Color Card 2
Fall 2004: Fiber Sample
Fall 2004: Color Card 1
Spring 2004
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About This Yarn
 BrandHimalaya [www]
 DistributorHimalaya Yarn [www]
 Made InNepal
 Yardage175 yds.
 Weight100g
 Yarn Weight Heavy Worsted
 Fiber Content Wool , Silk
 Texture Plied , Fuzzy
 Gauge (st. /4 in.)14
 Needle Size(s) 9 US (5.5mm)
 Availability Currently Produced
 MSRP$9.00
 CareHand wash and dry flat.

Colors
Currently Produced Colors
CH 01: Red
(Red)
CH 05: Magenta
(Red)
CH 07: Royal
(Blue)
CH 08: Purple
(Purple)
CH 10: Black
(Black)
CH 141: Mustard
(Yellow)
CH 15: Teal
(Orange)
Released:
Fall 2004
CH 150: Lime
(Green)
CH 32: Natural
(Off White)
CH 84: Orange
(Orange)
Released:
Fall 2004
CH-222: Aqua
(Turquoise)
Discontinued Colors
CH 16: Green
(Green)
Discontinued:
Fall 2004
CH 22: Pink
(Pink)
CH 24: Lavender
(Purple)
Discontinued:
Fall 2004
CH 38: Lilac
(Purple)
CH 63: Lt. Blue
(Blue)
Discontinued:
Fall 2004


Reviews & Comments
Michele
Marietta, Georgia
1 Posts
  Sunday February 13 7:38:15 AM PST
Somewhat difficult to knit with because it 'twists' as it is knitted. Works well as a bulky but there are some thin spots. Recommend working a small piece to determine if you like knitting with this yarn.

cuddlepuff16
Killington, Vermont
9 Posts
  Sunday February 20 10:10:59 AM PST
I love this yarn for small projects--I prefer it to Noro's Daria when making small purses. Because each skein really is unique, I find I like it best as trim or integrated with other yarn. It does have a "twist" to it as it is spun from recycled silk scraps and clothing. Great way to feel "green" about recycling and make a "statement" all your own.

kathknits
Irvine, California
6 Posts
  Wednesday February 23 5:20:21 PM PST
I found this yarn too difficult to work with because of the twisting. I was planning on making a shawl and gave up after about three tries on patterns. I resold the yarn at quite a discount because I couldn't think what to do with it.

66Dar
Schuyler Falls, New York
2 Posts
  Wednesday March 8 6:11:06 PM PST
I have found this yarn is easy to use once you rewind it. Also felts well also.

66Dar
Schuyler Falls, New York
2 Posts
  Wednesday March 8 6:11:52 PM PST
I have found this yarn is easy to use once you rewind it. Also felts well.

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